June Run Streak – week 1

The 1st of June marked the official start of my 4-month Berlin marathon training plan. Straight off the back of my London Marathon success, I've set myself the goal of improving on my time of 5hr 25min, and getting as close to a sub-5hr time as possible. I won't be rigidly following a prescribed marathon... Continue Reading →

Hackney Half Marathon – 19th May 2019

It feels like I've barely had time to catch my breath after my unforgettable day at the London Marathon just three weeks ago, yet my next race has already come around; the Hackney Half marathon! Being an East Londoner, I had often thought about taking part in the Hackney Half, held just a few miles... Continue Reading →

Five Highlights of the London Marathon!

I'm still in the process of gathering my thoughts enough to write a full review of the total epic-ness of Sunday's London Marathon - my first marathon! So in the meantime, here are five of my most memorable highlights of the day: The pacers I absolutely love pacers in races. Experienced runners who give up... Continue Reading →

Cleethorpes parkrun – Easter weekend tourism

When planning a weekend away, one of the first things I now think of is: 'Which new parkrun can I visit?'. I love visiting different parkrun venues, with the comforting familiarity of the system mixed with the chance to discover some beautiful new locations. I'm currently working towards my 'parkrun tourist' challenge, awarded for running... Continue Reading →

New parkrun PB at Hackney Marshes!

Hackney Marshes is my second most regularly visited parkrun venue. Just a few miles from home, with it's dead-flat canal path pavement course, I love to come here whenever I want to try for a fast time, or just need a break from the muddy Walthamstow course. Approaching the peak of my London Marathon training,... Continue Reading →

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